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Key Facts

Level:
Level 2
Subject Sector:
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
603/6561/4
GLH:
45 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£29.50 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Whilst some of our qualifications are regulated for pre 16 learners our minimum recommended age is 14.

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    We looked at our current offer in the Creative Industries and decided to make some necessary changes and introduce a Level 2 offer for a new ‘Creative Industries’ qualification suite.

    We saw that there was scope to include Fashion units and some new Digital units to ensure that the Creative Industries qualifications offered by Gateway Qualifications were broader and remained up to date and desirable for Centres to offer to their Learners. For these reasons, we believe that our new ‘Creative Industries’ qualification suite supports a broader range of units within the Creative Industries sectors.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete the unit from Group M – Mandatory worth 3 credits and 3 further credits from Group O1 – Optional Units - Creative Industries.


    Units

    Mandatory

    3 credits must be completed from this group

    Working in the Creative Industries

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/618/4127
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    Optional Units: Creative Industries

    A minimum of 3 credits must be completed from this group.

    Music and Music Technology

    A minimum of 3 credits must be completed from this group

    Multi-Track Audio Recording

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/3367
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    Music Improvisation and Performance Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/3369
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    Music Marketing and Promotion

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/3370
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    Music for Performance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/4737
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    Rehearsal Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/3376
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    Song Writing Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/3377
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    Sound Effect Techniques for Music Production

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/3379
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    Sound Production and Recording

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/3380
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    Sound and Music Production

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/3378
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    Using Aural Skills in Music

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/3382
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    Performing Arts

    A minimum of 3 credits must be completed from this group

    Acting Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/3362
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    Develop Varied Dance Pieces

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/3364
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    Devising Drama

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/7138
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    Group Devised Drama Project

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/7139
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    Improvisation and Performance Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/3365
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    Making Dance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/3366
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    Musical Theatre Performance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/3374
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    Performing in a Production

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/3498
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    Plan, Lead and Evaluate a Series of Dance Sessions

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/3499
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    Fashion

    A minimum of 3 credits must be completed from this group

    Fashion Design: CAD Colour and Pattern

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/0893
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    Fashion Design: CAD Technical Illustration

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/1041
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    Fashion Design: Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/0838
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    Fashion Design: Illustration Techniques

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/0847
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    Fashion Design: Presentation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/0859
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    Garment Construction: Pockets and Collars

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/1054
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    Health and Safety in a Fashion Environment

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/1015
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    Pattern Cutting: Garment Modelling and Fitting

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/1024
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    Pattern Cutting: Manual Lay Planning

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/1060
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    Pattern Cutting: Pattern Construction Blocks

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/1027
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    Photo Editing Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/618/3691
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    Tailoring: Alterations

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/1037
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    Tailoring: Practical Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/1039
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    Tailoring: Techniques

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/0894
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification provides an introductory set of knowledge and skills, relevant to the creative industries.

    This qualification is particularly relevant for:

    • Young people interested in a career in the creative industries who intend, but are not yet ready, to access level 3 qualifications or an advanced apprenticeship.

    • Young people and adults usually with prior attainment at level 1 and below, including those who have had a significant break from or disjointed experience of education, who wish to work in the creative industries but need a broad grounding in the subject and an opportunity to develop more general workplace skills before applying for work.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    The Mandatory unit is:

    • Working in the Creative Industries

    Optional units include knowledge and skills relevant to different job roles in the sector.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    This qualification is part of a suite which includes an Award, Certificate and Diploma. Learners should take the Award if they need only a small amount of focused learning in creative industries before progressing to employment (with further training where possible) or to a Level 3 qualification, as illustrated in the target learner profiles provided above.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification could lead to an entry-level role in the creative industries sector.


    What are the progression options?

    Learners can progress to a Level 3 certificate or diploma in Creative Industries as well as other Level 2 qualifications.


    Progression & entry requirements

    Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Creative Industries and an introduction to the skills required in the Creative Industries sector.

    Funding information

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